Meizu M1 Note vs Xiaomi Mi 4i vs Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML): Features and Specs Comparison

Following the footsteps of Xiaomi, Oppo and OnePlus, another Chinese smartphone manufacturer Meizu has made its debut in the Indian market. Meizu has launched its M1 Note smartphone in India. The handset is available to buy exclusively from Amazon India for Rs. 11,999. It will compete with the likes of Xiaomi Mi 4i and Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML). If you are finding it difficult to decide which handset to buy among these three, check out this post to choose the right one. Read on to find out how Meizu M1 Note vs Xiaomi Mi 4i vs Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML) compare with each other in terms of specifications, features and price.

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Features and Specifications Comparison: Meizu M1 Note vs Xiaomi Mi 4i vs Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML)

Device/Features Meizu M1 Note Xiaomi Mi 4i Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML)
Price Rs. 11,999 Rs. 12,999 Rs. 12,999
Display 5.5 inch Full HD, Gorilla Glass 3 5 inch Full HD,  Corning OGS Glass 5.5-inch HD, Gorilla Glass 3
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels – 403 ppi 1920×1080 pixel – 441 ppi 1280×720 – 267 ppi
SoC MediaTek MT6752 Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Intel Atom Z3560
CPU Octa-core 1.7 GHz Octa-core (quad 1.7 GHz + quad 1.1 GHz) Quad-core 1.8 GHz
GPU Mali-T760 Adreno 405 PowerVR-G6430
Memory 16GB/ 32GB 16GB 16GB
MicroSD Yes No Yes
Battery 3140 mAh 3120 mAh 3000 mAh
Rear Camera 13 MP, Auto Focus, Dual-LED flash 13 MP, Auto Focus, Dual-LED flash 13 MP, Auto Focus, Dual-LED flash
Front Camera 5 MP 5 MP 5 MP
Connectivity Dual-SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Dual-SIM, 4G LTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Dual-SIM, 4G LTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
OS Android 4.4.4 KitKat with Flyme 4.0 UI Android  Lollipop with MIUI 6 Android Lollipop with ZenUI
Dimensions & Weight 150.7 x 75.2 x 8.9 mm, 145 grams 138.1×69.6×7.8 mm, 130 grams 77.2×152.5×10.9 mm, 170 grams

Processor & RAM

The Meizu M1 Note is powered by an octa-core MediaTek MT6752 processor, Xiaomi Mi 4i is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor. The Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML) packs a Intel Atom Z3560 processor. All the handsets pack 2GB of RAM.

Operating System

Xiaomi Mi 4i and Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML) run Android 5.0 Lollipop wrapped under their respective users. Meizu M1 Note runs Android 4.4.4 KitKat operating system with Flyme 4.0 UI.


Meizu M1 Note and Xiaomi Mi 4i feature 5.5-inch and 5-inch full HD displays with 1920×1080 pixels resolution. The Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML) on the other hand, comes with a 5.5-inch HD display with lower resolution of 1280×720 pixels.


All the three phones sport a 13 mega pixel auto focus rear camera with dual-LED flash  and a 5 mega pixel front facing camera.


This round is a tie again since all three phones house 16GB of inbuilt storage. Meizu M1 Note and Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML) come with expandablity support via microSD card and Xiaomi Mi 4i does not offer expandable storage support.

Battery & Connectivity

Meizu M1 Note packs a larger 3140mAh battery followed by Mi 4i with 3120mAh battery and lastly the Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML) with 3000 mAh battery.

On connectivity front, all three phones offer 4G LTE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity options.


Meizu M1 Note carries lowest price tag of Rs. 11,999. The other two phones are priced higher at Rs. 12,999.


All three smartphones match closely in specifications. Xiaomi Mi 4i packs a smaller display and missed out on expandable storage support. Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML) sports display with lower resolution. Thus, Meizu M1 Note besides its lower price tag packs great features and is a value for money device.

Which handset among Meizu M1 Note vs Xiaomi Mi 4i vs Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML) do you think is better? Share your views with us in the comments below!

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